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New Year, New Me?

Okay, so it’s really, really cliché and actually, it isn’t true. I don’t plan on promising to make any drastic changes in 2017, but what I am promising is that 2017 is going to be a selfish year – my most selfish yet. I do appreciate that I could have decided to make these changes… Continue reading New Year, New Me?

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Positivity.

I am aware I have been AWOL recently. Everything seems to have happened at the same time – Little R has had a cold and been really needy, university has started again, it was my birthday, I have been trying (but massively failing) to try and de-clutter my house and fabulously, our landlord has decided… Continue reading Positivity.

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Was I good enough today?

I struggled to be a good mum today. You cried a lot and it made me cry. You shouted ‘mumumum’ on repeat, despite knowing lots of other words. I got frustrated. You wouldn’t let me leave you alone and it made me angry. I lost my temper and I shouted. You cried even more. You… Continue reading Was I good enough today?

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The Occasional Boxes.

After a low week, I made the conscious decision that Little R and I would do something exciting at the weekend. We were lucky enough to be asked to try out The Occasional Boxes and so I decided that we would do it today. The box itself was presented really nicely and Little R loved… Continue reading The Occasional Boxes.

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Struggling.

  I am currently struggling with life. I feel like I cannot cope and because of this, I am feeling sorry for myself and therefore making myself a million times worse. At the moment, parenting is such a huge effort and I feel like a failure. Now, don’t get me wrong, Little R is not… Continue reading Struggling.

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#3 PrettyinPlaydough linky

Hey everyone, thank you taking part last week! Just a reminder: please comment on the host’s post and the post before yours; please include the linky badge which can be found on this page and please try and tweet your links (although not compulsory).   I look forward to reading your posts!

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The Dark Side.

The Dark Side. Before I admitted that I had depression, I was a cynic. I am ashamed to admit, I was one of these people that believed that it was rubbish and I couldn’t believe that these people couldn’t just ‘sort themselves out’ or ‘pull themselves together’. Even at the time, I was struggling and… Continue reading The Dark Side.